Results and Accomplishments
Since 1997, the Pueblo de Cochiti has provided staff to assist BLM in management and site maintenance. In 2002 and 2003, BLM funded a project to upgrade five miles of dirt road. The Pueblo de Cochiti provided water for the project and the Sandoval County Highway Department provided labor and equipment for the roadwork.
The University of New Mexico provided geologic expertise for the Monument brochure and interpretive panels. The New Mexico Native Plant Society provided materials for a Monument wildflower brochure and student environmental education workbook.
In 2004, a ceremony was held dedicating a Memorial Scenic Overlook to American Veterans. A bronze plaque was installed at the Overlook. Kirtland Air Force Base donated the concrete block for the construction of the Scenic Overlook and the Pueblo de Cochiti and Sandoval County assisted with landscaping and roadwork.The Pueblo de Cochiti has received grant funding through the Enterprise Foundation for planning and design of the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument Regional Visitor/Cultural Center. The Pueblo will also seek funding for construction of the center, to be owned by the Pueblo and built on Tribal land. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Federal, State, and county agencies to support the Center through leasing, exhibit design, and tourism training.